James H. Tabibian MD, PhD, FACP - Licensed Member

James H. Tabibian

Specialty: Gastroenterology, Interventional Endoscopy

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology

James H. Tabibian, MD, PhD, FACP

14445 Olive View Drive 2B-182
Sylmar, CA 91342

Phone Number: 747-210-4264

Email Address: jtabibian@dhs.lacounty.gov


Dr. James Hagop Tabibian, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He is the Director of Endoscopy and Housestaff Research Director for the Department of Medicine at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center. His clinical and research interests are in advanced and therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy and in training the next generation of technically- and culturally-competent gastroenterologists. Dr. Tabibian grew up in Central California, where he attended UC Davis as an undergraduate. He received his MD degree at UCLA, wherefrom he graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. He completed Residency training in the Osler Medical Housestaff Training Program at Johns Hopkins. Thereafter, Dr. Tabibian became the first joint NIH-ABIM Subspecialty Research track fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic Rochester. During his Gastroenterology training, he also completed a PhD through Mayo Graduate School, Center for Clinical and Translational Studies (CTSA). Following his training at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Tabibian joined the University of Pennsylvania as an Instructor and Advanced Endoscopy Fellow. At the terminus of his year at Penn, Dr. Tabibian moved back to California to join the faculty at UC Davis Medical Center as an Assistant Professor and Director of Fellow Research. Family needs brought him back to Southern California in 2017. Dr. Tabibian is experienced in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), luminal stenting, and enteroscopy, among other advanced procedures. He is highly published in the biomedical literature, has been awarded extramural grants, is a certified expert medical reviewer for the Medical Board of California, and holds numerous editorial positions. https://www.uclahealth.org/gastro/research/tabibian-laboratory